The Seven Hills James De Mille

ISBN: 9780217371025

Published: January 9th 2012

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140 pages


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The Seven Hills  by  James De Mille

The Seven Hills by James De Mille
January 9th 2012 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 140 pages | ISBN: 9780217371025 | 4.32 Mb

This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1873. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER II. A singular Promenade. --MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index.

Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1873. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER II. A singular Promenade. -- Wonderful Scenes. -- Bewilderment of David. -- A sudden Interruption of his Meditations.-- Runaway Donkeys on the Roof of a Church.-- The Pursuit.

-- The cast-iron Gendarme. -- The Boys under Arrest. --Despair of David. -- Flippancy of Bob. -- What shall we do. -- Tremendous Oration of two Priests.--Puzzle of the Auditors to whom it was addressed. DEGREESAVID walked forward with observant eyes, j.jf and those observant eyes were rubbed over and over again in perplexity and wonder, before he could bring himself to believe that their evidaace was worthy of trust.

For what he saw before him seemed to be actually a row of cottages, or something s* much like it that there was no joke about it. Opposite to this row he saw a colonnade, above which colossal statues rose majestically in the air. Most of the cottage doors were open. In some he saw women spinning- children played about the doors- babies were sleeping in their mothers arms- dogs were lolling in the shade, and looking lazily and sleepily at him as he passed, as is the fashion with A SINGULAR PROMENADE.

25 Italian dogs, and with our own dogs too, in fact -- at least in the dog days. Near him were two donkeys with panniers, which were tied to a pillar. He walked slowly along, and saw next several temples, with arched roofs, which presented great beauty of appearance, behind which was visible the colonnade, with its statues.

Several men came out of a house near by, and, after looking at him hastily, yet searchingly, they walked off, at a rapid pace, in an opposite direction. Three priests came out of another house, and walked off after the men aforesaid.

Then came an old man, with a big basket. And then, -- Several dogs. A dozen children at play. A number of goats. More ...



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